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it in some manner? >> very excited. i was there in person. when obama laid down that daunt let i was very excited. >> do we understand how deep the issue of inequality is in this country? is this one we try to understand? >> people understand it for personal and work reasons. i have been traveling a lot. when you see poverty from suburbs to washington state people get it. we is see poverty in the suburbs. the confusion comes in when the solutions are talked about. you don't have to tell anyone about poverty. it is no longer them, those people in the ghetto. it is our cousins, aunts, uncles. i think people get it. >> you say it comes in when the solutions are talked about. what do you mean? >> right. a lot of conservatives running around saying the reason we are poor is the government spends too much on unworthy people, we have a growing debt that is going to crush us and confuse the idea of a personal household debt with a federal debt. i don't think we have to lecture anyone in the country that poverty exists. >> how offensive is it when you hear that no matter where you are from, where
president obama step downs four years from now, and president obama's popularity is now the highest it has been since the first few months he was in office. today's poll numbers are a reflection of the president's inauguration speech when he spoke boldly of progressive values in the country. i'm joined tonight by joy reid, managing editor of the grio. i mean, if she were to run, if she were to announce, wouldn't there be just this groundswell enthusiasm because we know she is so qualified? >> well, i think partly because of her clear and obvious qualifications, but also, hillary land has a pent-up desire for this woman that has never gone away there was tremendous resentment between obama and hillary camps in 2008 partly because her supporters are so passionate about the idea that she should be our first woman president. it was very hard for them to walk away from that. there was a big push to get her on the ticket, to be vice president. they were disappointed that didn't happen. she then takes the job of secretary of state and really acquitted herself well. i think her approval ratings mi
a significant improvement over a six-week trial. >>> hillary clinton will be sitting down with president obama today for their first ever joint interview, which is scheduled to air on sunday. who would have thought that four years ago. they have been four successful years for her. now she's getting ready to step down as secretary of state. >> we're all getting a little emotional and sentimental around here with about a little over a week to go in my tenure. >> secretary clinton made those remarks during the launch of a non-profit organization yesterday capping off a busy but contentious week. you couldn't help but notice during her grueling day of questions on capitol hill wednesday how savvy she was, deferential to some senators, combative with others, perhaps with an eye on 2016. joining me now is white house managing editor for "national journal," matthew cooper. good to see you. good morning. >> thanks, chris. >> first, let me ask you about the clinton/obama "60 minutes" interview. it will be not only the first joint interview but the first sit-down tv interview the president has given wit
way, we're going to have growth. the unemployment rate should come down. and president obama is exactly right. focusing on the people at the lower end here. you fix and help the people at the lower end by getting the economy going again. you're exactly right. and the psychologically for the democrats and republicans, it's so important that there be some consensus. you get paul ryan here with his charts, and it looks like the world is going to end at some point. and you need to get everyone onboard to the idea, no, the world is not going to end. >> andrea, i was on capitol hill this weekend. you get a sense that a lot of the gun legislation is not going to be successful. immigration reform is moving at pace. they are having very constructive conversations, republicans and democrats together. the entitlement piece is going to be hard, whether the president wants to go very far on medicare. he has liberals saying don't do it, don't raise the retirement age. so how do these pieces come together here in the next three, four, five months? >> that is exactly the question. when he ev
warning that president obama will try to villanize congressional republicans to achieve his goal and down played the republican party's imminent down fall . instead ryan pointing out why he believes that the gop is poised for a rebound. >> we can't get rattled. we will not play the villian in his morality plays. we have to stay united and we have to show that if given the chance, we can govern. we have better ideas. >> you know, the fact is, that we are not in the wilderness. republicans control the house and most state houses. >> molly live with us tonight. molly, congressman ryan said that republicans will have a stronger argument in the president's second term, why >> because he said that now republicans can show voters what actually happens when the president's agenda is implemented. >> in the president's first term we argued against big government in theory n second term, we'll argue about big government in practice it is not a bill. it is 13,000 pages of regulation and growing and implemented. this year the law will restrict our ability to use flexibility pending account . restrict
. >>> and in the big finish tonight, president obama and outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton sat down for a rare joint interview with steve kroft of "60 minutes" this weekend. the two discussed their past rivalry, their current working relationship and american foreign policy. it was a public sign of solidarity between the two former rivals. yet that proved to be too much for the folks over at fox news. the "fox & friends" trio complained about the lack of real news, and attacked crawford for not digging deeper into clinton's health issues. >> the interview was awkward. they were giddy saying goodbye. and right at the top, steve kroft said they only gave us 30 minutes, which of course means there is not going to be any real news. and there wasn't. >> but if you give somebody 30 minutes, you could get real into it, especially steve kroft, who is usually awesome. but i think for some reason they didn't dig into anything at all. >> 30 minutes? come on. >> i would like to know, did she pass out and hit her head? was she pushed? how did she hit her head and get a concussion? >> and the whi
was so mad. >> you don't know who -- >> let me tell you who he was. window went down. i looked at him, and he -- >> president obama. >> no. no. >> who was it? >> he said to me, do you know mr. early who was the general manager of my station? he's my closest friend. >> did he tell mr. early? >> i bury things and forget about them. that's my philosophy of life. >> did you then run him off the road? >> no. i got to the -- all i could think about during the speech was, oh, my god. i flipped off mr. early's friend. i felt terrible. i don't usually do that, but occasionally it comes out. >> wow. remember you used to go by trucks and they would beep the horn, pull the horn. that doesn't happen anymore. i hate that. i hate that. it's still flu season. >> it is flu season. we're going to play a little flu-related game. >> anna post. great granddaughter of emily post. real etiquette. not a joke. >> here's the thing. i just want to point out before we even start, this is the prize. if you win -- >> this is the prize? >> you get ginger and blueberries and stuff. >> oh, jeez. >> who cares about wi
. you said all elections come down to the economy. you can make the argument president obama centered his candidacy on social issues. what about today with the fiscal environment the united states is facing? what we have better discussions during these debates that centered more on the economy? >> i think in the end, this one did come down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as a guidepost to where he wants to go from here. but i did not hear him to talk a lot during the campaign. the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk very much about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think they thought they had to get -- what they concentrated on, in some ways, this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters to the polls and recognizing the demographics in this country were changing dramatically. they figured that out and ho
professional here in dc. earlier you said all presidential elections come down to the economy. the argument can be made the president obama won a second term on social issues. what we have been served better if the discussions during these debates centered more on the economy? >> i do think, in the end, this one came down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as sort of a guidepost for where he wants to go from here -- i did not hear him talk a lot about, during the campaign, he seemed to be talking about jobs and getting people back to work. i think the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think he thought -- that his people thought that they had -- what they concentrated on -- in some ways this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters through polls and recognizing that the demogr
:30 and moves down market street. pro choice supporters hold a rally at noon at the u.n. plaza. >> this morning, in the first weekly address of his new term, president obama is praising two of his nominees. president obama says mary jo white is the right choice for the securities and exchange commission who can reform wall street and richard cordray will be a clam for american consumers. >> as president, my top priority is syma tell, do everything in my power to fight for middle class families and give every american the tools they need to reach the middle class. >> on the republican side, south dakota senator thune, is calling for the senate to address out of control spending to avoid another credit rating downgrade. >> young people are among the most likely to text while driving, a habit law enforcement is trying to break. officers went to a south bay college campus yesterday with a novel approach. our business and technology reporter shows us what that approach is. >> it takes technology to demonstrate how dangerous technology is. ryan got into this similarity to learn a lesson about texting
in benghazi. kerry is replacing hillary clinton who told a global town hall meeting today when she steps down she'll write a memoir about her years at the state department. mrs. clinton had also added she will not be addressing the 2016 election. >>> another change to president obama's cabinet, transportation secretary ray lahood is resigning. the only republican still left on president obama's first term cabinet says he intends to remain in office until his successor is confirmed that will probably be another two months from now. he says working in the cabinet was, quote, the best public service job he's ever had. >>> a horrific discovery in syria today. at least 60 people dead in what appears to be a mass execution. nbc bay area's janelle wang is here with our "world tonight." >>> a body found on a river bank in the city of aleppo bound and apparently shot in the head. the victims men in their teens, 20s and 30s. it's not clear who shot the victims or when it happened but appears they were dumped in the river and discovered after the water receded. a commander of the opposition forces belie
's for a comprehensive immigration bill so maybe he's told his friends at fox to stand down on this. we'll see. but it's really -- it is sad that people, you know, make every single thing is about -- is it good for barack obama? i have to say when john boehner the speaker said well, i hope the president doesn't push this bill to the left and make it impossible. i mean why doesn't he just say isn't it great we're on the same page. we have an issue. it is challenging. it is going to be tough but let's all work together. oh no. the president should just be quiet. that's his message. well, i know the president will not be quiet. the president is going to hold our feet to the fire. we'll get this done. >> stephanie: i agree with you. i don't care why they do it. they tend to blurt things out like we need to get the latino vote back. that's the point -- something you're not supposed to say. >> i couldn't believe it. i had to shake my head when john mccain said on national news, you know, it's the latino vote. as if the latinos aren't listening to this. >> stephanie: they have some sort of different hearing
different this year. but i felt a lot safer watching this thing when mr. and mrs. obama got out of that limousine and walked up the avenue. i felt that they were well-protected. i felt the crowds -- i talked to some people going down there on u street, that's my hangout, on u street sunday night where most of these people are going down there and all of them felt that they were secure. >> dave, joe? >> well, i covered it. i'm sure you all were there in your various positions. but i was up in the stands right by where the president was going to speak watching down on him. able to look out at this expanse and more to the point, trying to get there very early in the morning and it was tough. unfortunately, as well as it went and i think personally if i can give a personal opinion one time, if my editor is watching, one time. it seemed generally to be going rather well. lots and lots of people, though. lots and lots of rules and security. we have gotten more towards an armed camp. red zones and green zones and tickets and things and bureaucracy. it's obviously needed to do because y
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